Herbsleben ponds

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2002

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Unstrut-Niederung nordöstlich Herbsleben Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 192 protected area overlaps with site 63
Herbsleber Ponts Nature Reserve 50 unknown 0
Herbslebener Teiche Naturschutzgebiet 99 protected area overlaps with site 49
Gera-Unstrut-Niederung um Straußfurt Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,508 protected area contains site 85


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Herbsleben ponds. Downloaded from on 13/08/2022.